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Daily Item Obituaries

January 4, 2014

Patricia H. Garman, 83, East Aurora, N.Y.

— EAST AURORA, N.Y. — Patricia H. Garman, 83, who taught psychiatric nursing at D’Youville College and operated a private practice, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga.

She was born in Selinsgrove, Pa., and earned a degree to become a registered nurse at Georgetown Medical Center of Temple University.

After taking off time to raise her family, she returned to school in 1973 and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing at D’Youville and, later, a master’s degree in psychiatric nursing at the University at Buffalo.

Mrs. Garman, of East Aurora, then taught psychiatric nursing at D’Youville and started Counseling Specialists, to help families and children. She established the Patricia H. Garman Behavioral Health Nursing Endowment Fund at UB to support the School of Nursing on issues related to mental health.

Her honors included the Dr. Philip B. Wels Outstanding Service Award.

Mrs. Garman was a founding member of the Compeer Greater Buffalo board of directors, a former board member of the Western New York Women’s Fund and a member of the Niagara Lutheran Health Foundation, UB Foundation and Mental Health Association.

She enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading and was a supporter of many organizations, including Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Girl Scouts.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; three daughters, Michelle Parrish, Kathy Gleason and Melissa Baumgart; two sisters, Barbara Armstrong and Carol Hetherington; a brother, William Hetherington Jr.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Jan. 11 in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St.

 

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Funeral Arrangements
  • Thursday, July 24, 2014

    BOWERSOX, CHADF D., 37, of Watsontown. Life celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Washingtonville Fire Hall, 19 Strawberry Ridge Road, Danville.

    DERCK, BEATRICE A., of Sunbury. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by a graveside service in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    DINSMORE, ELEANORE F., 83, of Selinsgrove. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 120 S. Market St., Selinsgrove. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

    FULTZ, MARY G., 73, of McClure. Funeral service at 10:30 a.m. today at New Hope Baptist Church, 38 Route 522 North, Middleburg. Burial in St. John’s ‘Black Oak Ridge’ Cemetery. Pheasant Funeral Home, Beavertown.

    GANTT, WESLEY J. JR., 58, of Middleburg. Visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, followed by funeral at 2.

    HENRY, DORIS E., 76, of Mifflinburg. Memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 Market St., Mifflinburg.

    KARCHNER, RUTH M., 94, of Wake Forest, N.C. Visitation from 12:30 to 2 p.m. today at Visneski Funeral Home, 10 W Mahoning St., Danville, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Danville.

    MILLER, DONALD W., 77, of Hughesville. Visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at White Hall Baptist Church, 945 White Hall Road, Danville, followed by the funeral at 11. Brooks Funeral Home, Turbotville.

    ROBBINS, RAYMOND D., 90, of Lewisburg. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Roupp Funeral Home, 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Mazeppa Union Cemetery.

    SCHOLL, GEORGE R., 63, of Middleburg. Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Covenant Community Church, Middleburg, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Selinsgrove.

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    WORTHINGTON, DORIS S., 84, of Selinsgrove. Visitation from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at Chapel of Faith, Hope and Love, Selinsgrove Center, Selinsgrove, followed by funeral at 2. Burial in Salem Cemetery. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

    ZERBE, CHARLES B., 91, of Sunbury. Visitation from noon today at David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 Chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by celebration of life at 1:55 p.m.. Burial in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.

     

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